For its 42nd edition, Jazz in Marciac, or JIM to the regulars, offered a display of gold. After Sting at the opening night on July 25, one could applaud Kimberose, 28 years old, the new queen of soul. These last night, to groove under the stars, there was George Benson with Give Me the Night . On 11 August, the brothers Jackson promise a show festive with ABC and Can You Feel It . “We will celebrate the 50 years of the Jackson Five and will pay tribute to Michael”, we explained Tito Jackson in early July from Los Angeles. In Marciac, the trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, a great friend of the patron of the festival, Jean-Louis Guilhaumon, came especially to United States, just as Ahmad Jamal, who will perform on Sunday 4 August.

250.000 fans of jazz

As every summer, Marciac, a village of the Gers and is completely landlocked, becomes the capital of the blues. For three weeks, its 1350 souls receive 250.000 jazz lovers from all over Europe. After London, Montreux, and …

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